SHOBDON gave their hopes of a second place finish in the Herefordshire County League Division One a boost after taking a comfortable 3-0 victory over Orleton.

A brace from Connor Bufton and a goal from Daniel Ramshaw-Evans helped their side to the away victory.

The win meant Shobdon went three points above third place Hinton Reserves after they played out an entertaining 3-3 draw with Wellington Colts.

Harley Priday scored two for the Broomy Hill side while Marlon Ransome scored the other for the hosts.

However, with just a single point separating the sides at the start of the day, it was the Colts who held a 2-1 advantage at the break before seeing their hosts fight back.

Goals from the Colts came courtesy of Nathan Potts, Samuel Shaw and Richard Macdonald.

In the league's other match HFA Junior Cup finalists Ledbury Town Reserves suffered a surprising 1-0 home defeat to Hereford City with a 36th minute goal separating the sides.

Clee Hill are now one win from four away from sealing the Premier Division after making it 10 league wins on the bounce.

Last weekend they made short work of Shropshire rivals Tenbury United running out 5-0 winners.

Four goals from Matt Maturi helped them in their title campaign as his side Kingstone Rovers beat Wellington Reserves 6-5.

Further goals for Rovers came from Marc Avery and Cameron Godsall.

The defeat leaves Wellington Reserves two points ahead of Clee Hill United, who have four games in hand.

In the battle at the bottom Tenbury Town took their third victory of the season as they beat Kington Town 3-2.

Goals for Kington came courtesy of James Williams and Lucas Gwillam.

Meanwhile Ledbury Town took a 2-1 victory over Malvern Town Reserves thanks to goals by Curt Williams and Sam Palmer-Young.

Division Two title challengers Dore Valley kept pressure on the leaders with a 2-1 victory over Belmont Rangers.